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ABC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
hit a bay bridge tower in san francisco bay two days ago. abc7 news talk with the ntsb what is involved in any investigation and joins us from treasure island. >> let me say this is not csi treasure island. the investigation will take more than an hour or a week or a year as they try to figure why that ship off of treasure island, the 750' oil tanker "overseas raymar" did what it did on monday. where will they repair the ship? there is a 20-member crew on board and a group was going to board the "overseas raymar" and is not with the ntsb but says they are with the marshal island registries where the tanker is from. the coast guard and investigators will work together to figure why it sideswiped the bay bridge tower west of yerba buena island on monday. the bar pilot was warned he was off coast and it is unclear whether fog played a role. i spoke with a ntsb in washington, dc, this morning. >> at this stage they are fact gathering and we cannot determine a cause early on in an investigation. it usually takes some time, maybe 12 to 18 months before we determine the cause but w
FOX Business
Jan 29, 2013 12:00am EST
is an aviation expert and former managing director of the ntsb. great to have the back of the show. in this case, no news is bad news really because it means we are no closer to figuring a what the problem is. so they're no closer to getting a split back in the air, right? >> you're absolutely correct. the announcement this morning from the transport ministry in japan was bad news. as was the press conference on friday by the ntsb where the chairman of the ntsb, did the herdsman's said, this was a safety flight issue. that is a very tough language and a phrase that is used that means that had the plane been in the air this could have caused some real problems, and the plan will not go back and tell they have cut this off completely. melissa: what about these reports we're hearing now that japan eased safety standards in order -- this seems like you would guess that it was in order to be a manufacturer of this plan or make it easier to get that contract in the country. what you make of that? >> there have been broader questions raised about the whole certification of this aircraft. when this airc
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
, the ntsb is investigating 39 marine -- has investigated 39 accidents in the u.s. only two have been in california. the first in 2007 when the container ship cosco busan hit the bridge and in 2009, in san diego, when a small coast guard vessel collided with a small boat killing a small child. considering the massive amounts of traffic moving through the bay and the ports in la, long beach and san diego, that's an enviable state record. we're -- >> we are having some technical problems with tom's report on the situation with the tanker hitting the bay bridge tower, something the coast guard continues to investigate. >>> the oakland fire department is investigating a morning house fire. it happened just before 6:00 at 1415 pampas avenue. this is video from newschopper2 to thes say everyone got out safely. >>> pg&e must adhere to a new pipeline safety regime due to the san bruno gas explosion settlement. the contra costa times reports the utility will have to calculate a minimum safe life span for pipes. so weak ones can be replaced before they become dangerous. the settlement also requ
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 5:00am PST
the ntsb joins the coast guard in investigating the collision on monday by an oil tanker in a bay bridge tower. abc7 has several new developments in the crash session to report. the coast guard says it warned the ship by radio it was in danger and the coast guard now is calling it a major marine casualty bass more than half a million in damage. this is a look from treasure island of the we ship, "overseas raymar" which is anchored in san francisco bay. we were over ahead when the coast guard investigators were on board yesterday interviewing the bar pilot, guy kleess, who was at helm when the accident occurred. he passed an alcohol test. a drug test result is pending. we will have more in 30 minutes. >> political leaders are tackling the issue of gun violence amid signs america is at a tipping point for taking action. vice president biden is holding high-level meetings today with victims groups, the n.r.a. and gun safety organizations. we are live in washington, dc, with the latest. >> good morning, kristen. the obama administration does not want to lose momentum for new gun legislation.
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 6:30pm EST
want to save another parent from having to bury their child. >> reporter: the ntsb believes this device may make a difference. i passed. so that means the car would start? >> right. >> reporter: it's called an ignition interlock that keeps impaired drivers from starting their vehicles. if they've been drinking more alcohol than allowed by court -- >> most likely you'll get a fail. >> reporter: and then what? >> and then the car won't start. >> reporter: already required in 17 states, the ntsb now recommends all states require ignition interlocks for first-time offenders. >> if we can save ten lives, 100 lives, we will recommend what we think needs to be done to address impaired driving. >> reporter: the ntsb studied more than 100 wrong-way crashes over a five-year period. 60% of these accidents involved alcohol and many drivers had prior convictions for drunk driving. not everyone supports the recommendation. the american beverage institute points out that drunk driving fatalities are at historically low levels. that's little assurance for ginger's mother. >> the experience took away a
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 4:00pm EST
, isn't it? >> yeah, bill, still got more questions than answers at this point and today the ntsb fang out around the country and the globe trying to get more answers. in tucson, arizona, ntsb along with members of boeing were down at a company called secure a plane. owned by its corporate plane out of london. they make chaernlgs for the lithium batteries down there doing some tests. the ntsb with boeing investigators out in everett, washington, where they make the dreamliner. they have hundreds of employees at boeing in everett working on the 878 problem, and they are in teams trying to do what you would want to do here, do a test. try to figure out if there's some common theme here. and finally in japan, japanese investigators, along with investigators from the ntsb, they are looking at the battery from the ana dreamliner, the ntsb said that battery was ore charged, different than what was said about boston taking a look at boeing since the incident on boston on january 7th. still more questions than dreamliners. >> you know the ceo of the company has to be saying what's next? >> so
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 12:00am EST
ntsb managing director has been following this story with us since the start and he is back now with this latest development. peter, i want to you to put your ntsb hat back on for a second here. if you find out that they knew that they had 10 batteries that had problems, that japanese airline told them they had to replace 10 batteries did they do something wrong by not disclosing it or by not addressing the problem right there? >> well here's the issue. it is not just 10 batteries. that is 10 batteries from one of the airlines the second airline using the japanese airline, using the dreamliner also had problems. they were not required to turn these events over to the regulator in japan or in the u.s. we have pages of regulations. this was seen as kind of a minor or normal maintenance issue. the real question is, both airliners reported their problems to boeing. they said we had to change out, in one case 10 batteries. in another case we don't know how many. the question is, whether boeing was connecting the dots. whether they saw that there was a problem brewing with these batte
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 1:00pm EST
further. i have had people saying what are they doing at boeing? are they working with the ntsb? a lot of it is centered around the everett factory, where the dreamliner is built they are out there doing tests, working in teams. i'm told it's hundreds of employees working on this 787 problem. they're not in one central location, but spread out throughout the boeing facility. boeing is tapping a number of areas for expertise. as for the ceo, he is involved frequently in the updates going on within the company. he's taking part in daily meetings on the latest findings. this is the biggest test of his ten year and ceo of boeing. what are we seeing in terms of the investigations involving government agencies? investigators are talking with suppliers, some in japan, some in arizona and england. there are suppliers around the world. the jtsb and ntsb are pursuing two different theories. as you look at shares of boeing which are under pressure, the jtsb says the ana plane did receive an overcharge, the battery. the ntsb in boston says, no, that didn't happen. there was not an overcharge invol
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
the ntsb joins the coast guard in investigating the collision on monday by an oil tanker in a bay bay bridge towe. we have several new developments to report. the coast guard says it warned the shape by radio it was in dangerous and the coast guard is calling it a major marine casualty because this is more than half a million in damage. here is a look from treasure island the overseas "overseas raymar" that remains anchored in san francisco bay. this is a live picture there, you can see it is lit up and, again, there will be boarding this morning, so that crews can continue to investigate. overhead, coast guard investigators were on before the tanker and they interviewed the bar pilot, guy kleess at the helm of where the accident occurred and he has passed an alcohol test, the results of a drug test yet pending. more on the investigation in 30 minutes. >> we have been tweeting about this since the story broke. you can keep up by following abc7 news bay area open twitter and more at abc7news.com including a slide show with pictures of the damage. >> a peninsula community is mobilizing
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >> we understand the ntsb plans to spend a week in new york investigating the crash. can you tell us what kinds of things they will be looking for? >> reporter: an entire team actually just walked behind me about 15 minutes ago. there were at least a dozen members of the ntsb and here's what i'm going to assume is going to happen. one, this is a ferry that's been in accidents before according to the coast guard records, at least two accidents before. two, they are always looking for mechanical error or human error so that's the first place they will look. but given that there's a record of accidents with this ferry, it's a very small ferry, a catamaran, i think they are going to look at what the ongoing problem is. frank? >> all right, alison harmelin live in lower manhattan, thank you. >>> a meeting aimed at preventing another mass shooting is under way at the white house. today vice president joe biden's task force is gathering input from gun safety organizations. tomorrow, he will talk to gun owners including a representative from the natio
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
to and -- for maneuvering and the bay bridge was not considered to be one of them. now with the ntsb, they also arrived in the bay area and they will be looking at the tanker and bay bridge later this morning. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a man is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire and he may make his first court appearance today. police arrested dexter oliver after he poured gasoline on his girlfriend and set her on fire sunday. she is still in the hospital with serious burns on her neck chest and face. >>> judgment day has arrived for barry bonds and at 11:00 we will learn if our home run king has been selected to the hall of fame. many are making that decision and many also said they will not vote for bonds due to his conviction in the steroid scandal. we are getting some fan reaction and she will have a live report in the next hour. the pro hockey lock out is city officials spokespersonned to formally end today. here is more on whether the players will be back on the ice. >> reporter: we know 24 games will be played at the hp pavilion and we just don't know when they will s
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
happened midnight and the other on an empty plane in boston. no one was hurt. the ntsb said the battery had a short circuit and uncontrolled chemical reaction. what they don't know is why. >> what i can tell you is we have all hands on deck. we are working as hard as we can to identify what the failure is and what corrective actions need to be taken. >> the ntsb says it is coordinating its investigation with its japanese counter part. >> develops news, officials just spoke out about a shooting that injured two students. ktvu's jade hernandez is talking to them and will join us with the latest on what may have happened before the shots were fired. >> and a simple solution, the life saving role this market is playing in one bay area neighborhood.
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 8:00am PST
there. this is a two-level ferry. and when that boat hit, everybody went tumbling down. now, the ntsb is sending a team to investigate. we hope to get more details. ashleigh? >> and obviously, this is probably way too early, but is there talk down at that location about this being a mechanical error or human error at this point? >> reporter: of course, those are all the questions everybody's asking. you know, these passengers did tell us, though, the captain came out right away and tried to help. certainly the captain will be interviewed. we'll find out what he has to say. >> and then what about just the response? i was watching earlier. i have to admit, i was horrified when i saw helicopter pictures putting blankets over people because it appeared at one point as though there were fatalities, but these were people who were just being blanketed for warmth. we've got to be very cautious to let you know those pictures show people who are injured and not killed. >> reporter: right. right. so far we have heard no one was killed in this accident. we are not hearing that as of yet. it is a
NBC
Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
to the commission. the ntsb and coast quarter are investigating the accident and the coast guard said the interviews are complete and the ship is not going anywhere. it has not been cleared to leave port. live on treasure island, nbc bay area news. >> new at 11:00, if you are east of the 101-880 interchange, you probably saw the heavy black smoke. firefighters rushed to a house where a detached garage went up in flame before 7:30 this evening. first reports indicated there might have been people trapped inside, however firefighters said the garage was unoccupied and thankfully no one was hurt. one neighbor said it was a meth lab and they said they found no traces of any illegal activity. the fire grew quickly. >> trying to safety vehicles and the poor guy was there and fire was probably ten feet from the station and trying to hose it down. >> firefighters say the garage, a corvette inside and two cars and a boat outside are all at a total loss. no word on how the fire started. >> it wasn't a code blue, but a code dry that had a bay area hospital scrambling this evening. a massive plumbing problem ha
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
that led to a fire that shut down an a apartment. and then the ntsb made two safe and last month, a united airlines dreamliner made acknowledge emergency landing in new orleans when a power generator failed and just today, an ana dreamliner in japan was delayed due to an oil leak. officials say it's important to note that the fleet has not been grounded. >>> staffing problems have caused a major slowdown on the dunbarton brinl, one of the toll booths have been closed since january 1 ft. the transportation commission said they cannot afford to staff it, but they are considering staffing it during peak commute hours and macy convert it to a fast track only lane. >>> connecticut's chief medical examiner said that the brain of the gunman in the newtown school shooting showed nothing unusual. he killed 26 people, including 20 people at sandy hook elementary school last month. the medical examiner said that there's still studies being done. >>> and that massacre in connecticut is leading the controversial changes in ohio. custodians are being allowed to carry handguns on campus. they will pay fo
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
but it is going to be a while before we know why it hit the tower of the bay bridge. the ntsb is looking at 18-month long investigation to determine if it was humor mechanical error. there was no damage to the bridge tower itself and the tanker did not leak oil in the bay. >> thank you. it is 4:34. the first family will attend a national prayer service at national cathedral a final day of inaugural-related events before the second term really starts with parties including lady gaga before politics as usual. >> the white house staffer have to have an inauguration but you right, the president will get back to business after so much pomp and circumstance. i wonder if he is sleeping in as there was a big night out last night. ♪ you can feel the power >> star-studded inaugural balls president obama and the first lady stole the spotlight. ♪ obama's on fire >> mrs. obama stunning in a ruby gown and the couple safer anywayed by jennifer hudson. ♪ i could go back >> the ball was a spectacular day of pomp with plenty of music. ♪ and the whole world >> a parade. a public swearing in at capitol. n
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 4:30am PST
of unexpected vacation time enjoying the sights of san francisco bay as the coast guard and the ntsb get the investigations going. >> the abc7 news i-team has been digging into the background of guy kleess, piloting the "overseas raymar" at the time of the accident. there are three addresses under his name. one in san francisco. one in wyoming. what appears to be the current one in maryland. you see video provided to us by the san francisco bar pilots who work a week on and a week off but can trade ships. we asked shipping officials about the possibility of pilot fatigue and the bar pilot came to san francisco from maryland right before the crash. >> was he on a red eye? >> we do not know when he came on or off or when he got on or off the ship. >> the shipping industry has filed suit to get information of the pilot's shift and whether fatigue is a problem. the bar pilots and the board are appealing a september decision. you can keep up with new developments by following us at abc7 news.com. >> pittsburg police are saying a man acted in self-defense when he killed an intruder at his apar
KICU
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
proven faulty. boeing, the ntsb, and the federal aviation administration are working with electrical suppliers to further investigate the issues. president obama is nominating mary jo white as the next leader for the sec. "if confirmed by the senate, i look forward to using all of my energies working with my fellow commissioners and the extremely dedicated and talented men and women on the staff of the sec." white is a former u.s. attorney and defense lawyer for white- collar crimes on wall street. she famously took down mob boss john gotti. "she's a bit of an unknown on wall street. we know she's a tough prosecutor and she's never been in any kind of financial services job. the sec is more than just prosecuting bad people, it's also a regulatory body, about writing regulations, so i think wall street is going to take a wait- and-see attitude." that was james bianco of bianco research. the president also wants richard cordray to continue his role in leading up the consumer financial protection bureau. legislation that would dramatically change america's gun laws is now on the table.
CBS
Jan 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
silent smart cars soon could get a little louder. the ntsb is considering regulations requiring electric and hybrid cars to emit some noise. the point is to make conditions safer for pedestrians who may not hear the cars coming. >>> well, we have smart cars, smartphones, now if you can believe it, there is a smart fork. yup. the happy fork tracks how fast you eat and how many bites you take and when you're eating too fast. it lets you know to slow down with the vibration and also a blinking light. the goal is to train people to eat slower helping them lose weight and digest food better. the smart fork will be available in april for 99 bucks. a smart spoon is now in the making. heard it all, i think. >>> the world's coolest gadgets are on display in las vegas this week for the consumer electronics show. high-tech cases for expensive gadgets protect them from everything even the hockey stick of an nhl player and in the months ahead expect to see more and for 3-d tvs that don't require you to wear those glasses but still give you the full effe
MSNBC
Jan 1, 2013 2:00am PST
is chairman of ntsb. >> we've learned from accidents, plowed those lessons back, in they've been embraced and we're not seeing repeats of those same accidents. >> reporter: experts say two accidents in which human failure was at least partly to blame underscore that remains the biggest threat to safety. air france 447 crashed into the atlantic in 2009, killing 228. that same year, regional airline colgan air flight 447 crashed in buffalo, killing 50. >> colgan air was a watershed event for aviation safety, in particular, bringing the regional carriers up to standards with the major carriers. >> reporter: the safety culture is spreading. accident rates are dropping in russia, africa, latin america, the caribbean, and asia. despite the dramatic improvement experts say there's danger here. just when you start to think, it can't happen again, is often when you're the most vulnerable. tom cocostello, nbc news, washington. >>> stocks provided many 401(k)s, pensions, and other investors pretty good news last year. despite the bad economic news. traders get the day off but the dow was up 7.3%. th
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
this happened and -- and if the pilot will be found at fault. we're told the ntsb will be doing two separate but concurrent investigations. we expect to learn more about that later today. live on treasure island, sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> four men are accused of robbing a gas station and assaulting the clerk at the shell station on lone treeway. police say four men in their 20s rush the store and tried to steal cases of beer. the clerk said the men attacked him when he tried to stop them. a man we spoke to is not surprised by the robbery. >> there is just -- a lot of negative activity around this area just as of late around the holidays. >> this morning, the clerk told us he was shaken up but is otherwise doing okay. police say the men only took beer, no cash or anything else was stolen. >>> a man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire in san francisco is now facing attempted murder and arson charges. 22-year-old dexter oliver was arrested at an oakland motel around 9:00 last night. police say he doused his 25- year-old girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire sunday aft
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm PST
within the past hour the ntsb said batteries aboard a 787 dreamliner created a short- circuit leading to the fire and now looking at manufacturing problems. that comes after they revealed yesterday that all eight cells of a 787's batteries showed thermal damage. the battery caught fire while the plan was empty and parked at the boston airport, all 50 dreamliners have been grounded worldwide while authorities in several countries investigate. >>> a a multi-million dollar security plan going in there. >> the harbaugh game find out who the parents said they will be cheering for on sunday. Ñmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> san jose police have found two main clues stemming from a home invasion this week. several armed men burst into their home on monday and investigators have recovered two cars stole in from en from the house. one car was found there and another found there. the robbers tied them up and made off with their valuables. >>> police released a sketch of this man they said robbed a couple there then. police say a man with a gun approached the couple and took the woman's purse and t
NBC
Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
is by no means minor. and now the board, the coast gua guard, and the ntsb are all trying to get to the bottom of it. >> the lessons learned business and you evaluate and go over it with a fine-toothed comb. >> reporter: and we are back here live. you can see the lights of that oil tanker. it remains anchored in the bay as investigators describe it go through it with a fine-toothed comb. now, also, the ntsb has joined the effort. they have an investigator here in the bay area working in conjunction with the coast guard. also, the coast guard tells me tonight that they conducted alcohol and drug tests on the pilo pilots. they say the results are in on the alcohol test and those results came back negative. reporting live on treasure island, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> okay. thank you, jodi. >>> so why was the tanker allowed to be traveling under the bay bridge when the visibility was down to just a quarter mile? that's the question that's at the center of some changes that could come in the wake of monday's accident. nbc bay area's arturo santiago joins us with more. arturo? >> rep
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
in two days. on monday, a battery in the 787 caught fire while the plane was on the ground. the ntsb is playing that one. there is a group of airplane analysts who write it off as growing pains for the plane born over a year ago. it is relatively young. for passengers we spoke to, the dream liner sounds more like a bad dream. >> i think people are nervous to get in the air in the first place. if they hear there are issues it's scary. >> i'm a daring person. but i can't fight falling from the sky. >> i will fly on the 787 at any time. i have confidence in the airplane. there will be teething problems with the airplane. it's common. >> the dream liner had problems well before this week. the first, in fact, during a test flight in 2010 when a fire actually started in the cabin. that forced an emergency landing. as of now we understand the ribbon cutting ceremony will go on as planned for the first flight bound for tokyo. if you want to hear more about the story the coverage will continue on "today" this morning. live from san jose international for "today in the bay." >> we are also wat
KOFY
Jan 24, 2013 9:00pm PST
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CNN
Jan 24, 2013 1:00pm PST
find? >> there are still a lot of problems, kate. the ntsb is relaying on tools used in medicine and crime investigations, and we got an inside look at the laboratory, where cameras, microscopes, and cat scans are examining the damaged battery of boeing's prized dreamliner. >> this is one of the cell cases. >> reporter: piece by piece, inside this ntsb lab in washington, analysts are dissecting the charred battery which caught on fire in a boeing 787 dreamliner earlier this month in boston. >> we know that the lithium ion battery experienced a thermal runaway. we know that there were short circuits and we know that there was a fire. >> reporter: the faa gave special permission to boeing, allowing the use of these lightweight batteries, only if safety measures were installed to prevent overheating. >> we do not expect to see fire events on board aircrafts. there are multiple systems to protect against a battery event like this. those systems did not work as intended. we need to understand why. >> reporter: the investigation was launched after two 787s this month experienced issues
KRON
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
turned the yesterday's foggy conditions. >> pam: along with the ntsb maureen kelly has more. >> reporter: this is ordered to stay until investigators are satisfied. >> tuesday, the pilot was interviewed a local task force to maneuver this vessel to these waters. drug and are all testing is under way. >> the alcohol portion is down and i do not have those results. there will also be the drug test some drug testing has already been done but i do not have the specifics on who is already been tested. >> reporter: human error. >> that is something that will also consider >> reporter: there also been on board and go to every inch including testing the navigation equant. that is helped to guide it around the obstacles with one- quarter mile visibility. testing the navigation -- equipment. >> these vessels will have plenty of equipment, with gps, electronic gps, navigation, manuel, plots. >> reporter: officials say that it could take several months. >> we're also learning more about the pilot that was maneuvering. at the time of the crash as dan kerman tells us this man has been investigated bef
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 10:00am PST
electri leaking el, the ntsb brought the ballotries to their lab to disassemble them. some have been speculating excess voltage could have started the fire but the ntsb told us today, but examination of the flight recorder from the jalb 787 airplane indicate the batteries did not exceed the designed voltage of 32 volts. these are the charred remains of the battery that started the fire in boston two weeks ago and caused smoke damage to a flight. it's interesting. this 787 dream liner program was actually launched back in 2004 with an order from the airline, but their dream liners and everyone else's dreamliners have been grounded by governments around the globe. experts are saying the only way to get these planes air worthy again is to fix the faulty batteries. >> they can't switch out to other kinds of batteries. that would really add too much weight and they wouldn't be able to produce the amount of power necessary to drive this aircraft. >> reporter: now, boeing refused earlier this week to speculate about what the issue is with the batteries, but they made clear that despite the
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
the cleanup and a $10 million fine. an ntsb investigation did determine that the bar pilot navigating the ship was impaired by prescription drugs. he spent ten months behind bars and had his pilot license revoked. one of the biggest factors in that accident was the weather. thick fog blanketed the bay. chief meteorologist jeff ranier is in the weather center with the conditions at the time of the incident. it was foggy at least interior. was it like that on the water? >> we did definitely have plenty of low clouds, also fog. weather, was this a prime factor in this? we can't say so far. there you can see the bay bridge in the center of your screen and that marker indicating that this collision again happening at tower 6 which is just off to the west of treasure island. once again, at 11:120 this morning, visibility was a quarter mile or less. it was a long area of low clouds that straddled right across the bay bridge. wind east-southeast at five miles per hour and wave heights anywhere from five to eight feet. what i will say is we have had fog, wind and also wave heights that have been much w
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
by the coast guard and other bodies would made sure they had the information they needed. the ntsb is investigating: agency says it could take 18 months before we know if man or machine was to blame for the accident. funds that are in preserve will be used to pay the $2 million or $3 million but they will seek reimbursement from the owner of the tanker. live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> thank you, katie. city leaders expect a big town out in oakland when the city considers bringing on a controversial police consultant, william bratton, former chief of los angeles and new york city will be consulted to reduce problems in oak. but tempers flared over possible available filing because he favored "stop and frisk" where police can stop anyone they think is suspicious. the oakland city council will take up the meeting tonight. >> in san francisco the use of tasers is the focus of a community meeting. right now the san francisco police department is the only agency in the bay area that does not use stun guns. the chief wants do launch a pilot program to he quinn -- to equip officers
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
sis of the hull. >> ntsb will work with the coast with guard to come up with a report that could take months. the bar pilot who was at the helm at that time passed an alcohol test. but the results of a drug test are pending. the oil tanker empty at the time struck a tower on the bay bridge protected by a system and the structure was not damaged. coast guard says fog doesn't seem to have been a factor. the tanker will remain on hold in the nl the investigation is concluded. >> next step may to the bay to get it further evaluated or repaired. >> the crew will remain on board that ship. now no oil leaked out of the tanker, it's worth mentioning the coast guard classified this as a major marine casualty. as you said damage has exceeded $500,000. i'm live on treasure island abc 7 news. >> and now i team has been digging into the record and our dan noyes got a angry reaction at the bar pilot office today. >> it's part of the job i'm used to heated reactions to investigations. but i never expect simple questions to get physical. >> well we went to the bar pilot office to ask questions one of
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm PST
that killed nine people in eastern oregon. the ntsb is looking into the conditions on interstate 84 and the guardrail the tour bus crashed through yesterday morning. more than 40 people were aboard the bus headed from las vegas to vancouver, canada. the bus was carrying mostly exchange students from south korea. >>> well, new york doctors say that secretary of state hillary clinton is making excellent progress in recovering from that blood clot. they also revealed that the close is in the space between the brain and the skull behind the right ear. they say that she did not have a stroke, that she will remain in the hospital for at least another day. president clinton visited her today. that blood clot was found after she suffered a concussion earlier this month and that happened when she stumbled and fell while she was sick with a stomach virus. doctors are giving clinton blood-thinning drugs to dissolve the clock and prevent new once. >> cbs reporter bigad shaban on how the clots can form. >>> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton has a blood clot behind her right here in a
CBS
Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
're working with the ntsb and these are all isolated incident. you can only catch a 787 here in san jose. the first flight comes in from tokyo 10 a.m. friday and yes, there will be a huge party. kiet do, cbs5. >>> coming up the warning the tanker pilot got right before he sideswiped the bay bridge. >> the new rule that would force car companies to make vehicles louder. >> and what's threatening elephant seals at point reyes? >> behind me are the temperatures that have been the coldest so far this year, 36 degrees for san francisco. find out which one night will likely be the coldest of the year. that's coming up. the ones who inspire us the ones who make us laugh, the ones with the strong shoulder to lean on the ones we're named after, and the ones named after us. it takes all kinds of good to make a family. at new york life everything we do is to help you keep good going. before he sideswiped the bay bridge. the vessel >>> we learned that way, went out to the tanker pilot right before he sideswiped the bay bridge. the u.s. coastguard said vessel traffic serv
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am PST
. the ntsb wants to know if radar equipped was working properly. now a coast guard bulletin says they may help guide shifts but still we don't know if this incident is directly connected to this accident. >> we will include all of this in that study and we will try to conclude if it had any bearing on the incident. >> the price of the repairs could reach $3 million and the state will pay for it at first but the owner of the tanker may end up paying for those very expensive repairs. >>> and for the breaking news in new york city we told you about this time yesterday morning, a high speed ferry from jersey one that crashed into a dock had recently installed a new system. the 141-foot ship named wall street slammed into a pier an injured dozens of passengers but they say it is still too early to know the exact cause. >>> in just about an hour, he is expected to ask for money to close the budget gap. that is far less than the budget gap facing the state years ago. k through 12 schools will receive more money thanks to the tax hike and governor brown is promising a healthy fiscal year ahead. >
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
787 dreamliners. the ntsb will carry out the tests in arizona. one battery caught fire that led to the grounding of the aircrafts world wide. >>> caltrans will repair the bay bridge bumpers. the funders worked and there was no damage to the bridge structure. the bumpers are made of steal and plastic. repairs are estimated to cost $2 million. the commission hopes to have the company that owns the ship to pay for repairs. >> we are going to take a quick break and we will be right back. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> friends and co-workers paying tribute to two men who drowned while on vacation in hawaii this weekend. ktvu's allie rasmus is live in san francisco with more. >> reporter: we have seen large waves here this weekend but beachgoers 2400 miles away in hawaii faced similar conditions. it was a rogue wave that claimed the lives of the two bay area men, now friends are telling us more about them. >> reporter: this is the rocky remote beach adam griffiths and boulevard burger were working on friday, they we
KRON
Jan 18, 2013 8:00pm PST
the jetliners because safety concerns regarding the batteries. american inspectors from the f-a-a. the n-t-s-b and boeing arrived in japan today. to inspect a 787 that made an emergency landing because of battery issues earlier this week. the f-a-a speculates. the lithium ion batteries are overcharged. and may be responsible for fires on two aircraft. >> honda is recalling 748- thousand "pilot" s-u-v's and "odyssey" mini-vans because of airbag problems. honda says the driver-side air bags were improperly assembled. and may not deploy properly during a crash. potentially causing injury. no incidents have bee reported so far. the recall covers pilots made through the 2009-2013 years. and odysseys made between 20-11 and 20-13. honda says it will start notifying the affected owners next month. che >> coming up in spots, the atlanta championship game. however, with a cloud as one of their star players is accused of sexual assault. gary radnich is next. q x >> there is a statement from the 49ers on the sexual assault allegations against michael crabtree we are aware of the allegation and we understa
NBC
Dec 31, 2012 7:00pm EST
hersman is chairman of the ntsb. >> we have learned from accidents, we have plowed all of those lessons back in. they have been embraced in many cases, and we're not seeing repeats of those same accidents. >> reporter: but experts say two actions in which human failure was at least partly to blame. underscore that, remains the biggest threat to safety. air france 447 crashed into the atlantic in 2009, killing 228. that same year, regional airline, flight 3407, crashed in buffalo, killing 50. >> colgan air was a watershed event in aviation safety, in particular bringing the regional carriers up to standards with the major carriers. >> reporter: the safety culture is spreading, accident rates are dropping, in russia, africa, latin america. the caribbean and asia. despite the improvement in safety, experts say there is a real danger here. just when you start to think it can't happen again is very often when you're most vulnerable. tom costello, nbc news, washington. >> when we continue on this new year's eve, two men who have learned some hard lessons, now passing them on and making a diff
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am EST
're investigating it, along with somebody from boeing, the faa, ntsb, they're sending investigators to japan. and now what we have in japan are the two main carriers there, the first carrier is really to take a large number of dreamliners, they've grounded their fleets, at least for today and tomorrow. al nippon as well as japan airlines. 24 dreamliners. that's roughly half of the 50 that we've seen delivered so far by boeing. no flights again today, or tomorrow. here's what the focus is ultimately zeroing in on for the ntsb and faa. remember japan airlines flight that had the fire in boston last week? this is a battery unit from it. look how charred it is. that's along with what happened in japan on this emergency landing, that's going to be the focus for investigators as they take a look at what's going on with the lithium ion batteries. who makes these batteries? a firm out of japan. if you look at shares of that company, it's under pressure, understandably today. the firm has said they will cooperate with the investigation. and what you have now, carl, is a situat whe do a manufacturing
FOX Business
Jan 17, 2013 1:00pm EST
limer is grounded. former ntsb director peter goelz tells us which saved issue concerns him most about the massive jet. perhaps perhaps even bigger, will the dreamliner ever fly again? tracy: that is crazy. republicans hunker down and plan their next move on the fiscal mess. whiffle they use the debt limit deadline as leverage to cut spending? ashley: here we go again. tracy: i know. ashley: time for stocks. as we mentioned the dow is up trip till digit sits as we do every fifth teen minutes let's head down to nicole on the floor of the new york stock exchange. what is going on? >> we're at session highs we've been seeing at the last 10 minutes or some dollar is lower. oil and gold moving higher. the vix moving back. majority of the dow components are well into the green. market breadth is stellar. 230 million to the upside. 104 lower. so you really doll have broad based buying underway. when i talk to some of the traders i'm hearing numbers on the s&p and 1500 and dow at 13,660. bank of america is down 4.25% today. the biggest loser on the dow jones industrials. what came out with ban
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
:30 this morning. what's the latest. >> reporter: ther was an announcement that the ntsb will be joining the investigation. they will be working hand in hand with the coast guard. -- coast guard. i'm told a briefing just wrapped up. investigators met with one another to figure out where things stand and where things are gonna go moving forward. we know the pilot of that vessel that 750-foot oil tanker will be interviewed at some point later on today. he's been identified as -- i'm trying to find his name here. george kleess. he has eight years experience as a bar pilot. he manning the ship when it struck one of the towers on the bay bridge. at this point, i want to bring in tam bailen with the u.s. coast guard. as far as the interview with the pilot, what do you hope to learn when you speak with him today? >> well, the pilot is just one of many people this we're gonna talk to about this incident that occurred yesterday. there's a lot we need to know, what were the factors that led to the accident. that's gonna be part of the investigation. of course, talking to the pilot, he's gonna prov
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
inspector with the ntsb arrived last night. they will be taking a close look at the taker, the bridge as well. back to you at the desk. >> thank you, brian. >>> a san francisco man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire may make his first court appearance today. police arrested 22-year-old dexter oliver, monday night at an oakland hotel. investigators say oliver poured gasoline on his girlfriend, starr lamare, then set her on fire on sunday. she is still in the hospital. she's being treated for serious burns on her neck, her chest and her face. >>> in san jose, an investigation goes on into a garage fire last month that destroyed several cars and a boat. it all happened on 15th street. firefighters say when they got there, huge flames were shooting into the air. the fire destroyed a corvette that was inside the garage along with two other cars and a boat that were parked outside. a house next door was also damaged. firefighters say the first reports of a possible meth lab turned out to be not true. >>> 7:31. the family of bryan stow is giving us an update on his medical condition.
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
anyone else is saying the dream liner investigation continues. the head of the ntsb unsettling description of how serious this matter may be. >>> facebook founder is getting involved in politics. . >>> welcome back. taking you live to new york. dow back from its earlier gain. still up 17.5 points, s&p500 testing the 1500 level and a lot of familiar names in stocks to watch today. johnson and johnson up, part of the dow -- and it's earning estimates. p and g better than expected and starbucks. >>> sales of new single family homes fell. numbers dropped to a yearly rate of 369,000. that's down 7.3% from november but sales still up nearly 9% from december of 2011 and prices continue to rise slowly. >>> in the last week united states mortgage rates went up slightly but remain near their record lows. the average 30 year fixed loan slightly more than 3.4%. that's up about one tenth of a percent. >> we are following big news involving the search engine giant in mountain view. google reports that the united states government's request for information has skyrocketed in recent months. w
FOX Business
Jan 23, 2013 7:00pm EST
safety board says testing shows damage to the lithium ion batteries on boeing 787. the ntsb says further tests unnecessary and under way. will detail findings at a news conference to be held tomorrow. gold down $6 a half today, closing at 1686. oil also trading down, losing a dollar 45 remaining just above $95 per barrel. interest rates remain under 2% for the ten year. congress avoiding another fight on the debt ceiling after the house voted to approve a bill to extend the debt ceiling another three months until the 18th of may. the vote to 852144. 111 democrats voting no. also asking the house and senate to approve a budget by the 15th of april. they don't congressional pay could be placed an escrow through late next year. does that sound like music? senate majority leader harry reid says the bill will be voted on in the senate over the coming days. the white house says the president will actually sign it into law. meanwhile, senate budget committee chairwoman saying that her committee will, indeed, draft a budget this year if adopted. the first time that the senate democrats have pass
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